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Basic Life Support (BLS) Provider Manual, 2011 Edition

Basic Life Support (BLS) Provider Manual, 2011 Edition

SKU: 9781616694074

BLS is the foundation for saving lives after cardiac arrest.  The BLS Provider Manual contains all of the information students to know to successfully complete the BLS Course.  The BLS Provider Manual is designed for use by a single user and as a student reference tool pre- and post-course.


After successfully completing the BLS Course, students should be able to:

• Describe the importance of high-quality CPR and its impact on survival

• Describe all of the steps of the Chain of Survival and apply the BLS concepts of the Chain of Survival

• Recognize the signs of someone needing CPR

• Perform high-quality CPR for adults, children, and infants

• Describe the importance of early use of an AED and demonstrate its use

• Provide effective ventilations by using a barrier device

• Describe the importance of teams in multirescuer resuscitation and perform as an effective team member during multirescuer CPR

• Describe the technique for relief of foreign-body airway obstruction (choking) for adults and infants

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